Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science

Next Start
July 2024
Online, Mixed Mode, Onsite (Seattle)
Total Credits
Price per Credit

Meet the Demand for Skilled Technology Experts

In today’s technology-driven world, the need for skilled professionals with an in-depth knowledge of network and computing systems is higher than ever. The Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science at City University of Seattle provides a solid foundation in all areas of computer science, including data programming, web development, information technology, system analysis, and more.

You’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and work with faculty who are also skilled professionals in this field – giving you not only the knowledge you need but also real-world application. You can earn your BS in Applied Computing in just two-and-a-half years, and upon completion, you’ll be prepared for a variety of professional roles.

*Price per Credit listed is based on Regular US Tuition Rates

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science will give you a solid foundation in computing and network technologies. This degree offers more relevant experience than your typical tech degree, with hands-on lab experience and highly experienced faculty.

This applied computing program is based on certificate programs for Cisco Certified Network Associate, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Learning Outcomes

Throughout the applied computing bachelor’s program, you’ll learn:

  • Fundamental programming concepts
  • Working knowledge of web technology and how to create a website
  • Fundamentals of computing with an emphasis on the five basic areas of IT: applications, platforms, development, data, and communication
  • Human computer interaction (HCI), software design, and computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW)
  • Information systems composed of data acquisition, data transport, data manipulation, data storage, and data display
  • Basic operating system concepts and principles
  • Common threats and vulnerabilities, risk management techniques, and controls



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you will have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.